In my imagination, I can see you (if you’ve stuck with me this long) nodding your head. We all practice self-talk, whether we are aware of it or not. In fact, if our self-talk is not redeemed by Christ, we are probably our own worst enemy. … More Self, how are you doin’ today?
Who is Randy Brittain? He is my husband of 29 years, best friend, and lifelong partner on our zig-zagging, adventurous journey with Jesus! He’s also one of the most intelligent people I know, father of our two robust seeds and successful manager over our homestead. He comes equipped with a generous heart, which he protects with … More Saturday Share: Randy Brittain, SunTanned Feet Man
My most vivid memory of sharing ministry time with Chloe is that she carried a pocket-sized artist pad of paper and an artist’s pencil. She sat quietly on a stool in the dressing room crowded with more flesh than clothing and sketched a picture of God’s love. There was a specific woman she felt Holy Spirit was guiding her to bless with her picture. … More Saturday Share: True Gold Magazine with Chloe
Trying to control everything has been wearing me out. If you ever struggle with this you will know what I mean. It’s tiring. It sucks the life out of you. But Jesus came to give life, and every single day is a choice to accept the life he gives, every single day is a choice to follow. You don’t have to worry about it, you can always wait for it. You can always stop what your doing, you can always give it up, give it to god, and wait “patiently” for him. It restores your soul and builds a kind of faith and trust in the Lord that no one can ever take away from you, no matter what happens. … More Saturday Share: Brad Milford – the miracle of a captive set free
And so with the limited vision of standing at the beginning of something new, I am determined to let go and follow Jesus wherever He leads. I feel the security of remembering His past faithfulness. And yet, I am fully aware of the ambivalence of knowing not the path nor the destination of His leading. … More Drop what you hold…
Steady would negate fun things like roller coasters and waves and see saws and swings and cartwheels. … More Five Minute Friday: Steady
I grew weary of the wrestling and spinning and the voices and the questions and doubts. Honestly, I love that place of surrender! As difficult as it is for me to get there sometimes, it is the best feeling to drop all the baggage I’ve agreed to carry and crumple at the feet of Jesus. … More Trust is the anchor holding me in the boat
I’m sitting today, quietly reflecting on the magnitude of the last four days. There’s joy in my heart, and a deep, satisfied soreness in my muscles and a tired feeling in my bones. It’s the kind of tired soreness you feel with a great deal of satisfaction after you’ve experienced a victory in an arena … More Community: We want it, but how does it happen?
If the opposite of humility is pride, then we have all the more reason to focus on humility by Kaitlin Miller … More Humility of Heart — Fullness of Joy by Kaitlin Miller